Chinese President Xi Jinping met this Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro Moros, who has been on a state visit to China since last Friday, September 8th.
The two leaders announced the expansion of the all-weather and all-weather strategic partnership between China and Venezuela, Xinhua agency reported.
The Foreign Minister also said in his account on the social network X: Yvan Gil reported that the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to defending common interests and strengthening cooperation and solidarity.
“China and Venezuela have agreed to upgrade bilateral relations to the All-Trial and All-Weather Strategic Partnership.
President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and President @NicolasMaduro
“They held discussions in which they reaffirmed their commitment to defending common interests and strengthening cooperation and solidarity,” the Chancellor published along with pictures of the warm meeting.
Strategic cooperation despite all odds
China and Venezuela will work together to ensure strategic cooperation brings more fruitful results, said Hua Chunying, spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry.
The Asian giant will support the establishment of special economic zones and exchange experiences in this regard.
The Venezuelan President’s official visit to China aims to deepen the comprehensive strategic partnership based on mutual trust and brotherhood for common development.
It is the fifth time that Maduro has fulfilled a work agenda in Beijing, following his stay in 2013, 2015 (twice) and 2018, when he led the signing of agreements with him in areas of common interest, including investment projects in strategic sectors Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping reported AVN.